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false claim that he always opposed the iraq war. those are things that get played over and over again. i think who candidates showing they know how to prosecute the case, but no one closing the deal. >> and last night's face-off set a new social media record. it's officially the most tweeted debate ever. >> the third most tweeted moment of the debate was trump and clinton's exchange over a plan for defeating isis. number two, trump's comments on
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tweeted moment of the night, when trump said he has good temperament. >> i should have taking temperament in the drinking game. >> dr. jill stein was forced to leave the hofstra campus before the debate got under way. the police say stein did not have the proper credentials to be there. stein took to twitter to get her message out. stein and gary johnson failed to meet the requirements to be part of the debate. >> but johnson did with the debate from the headquarters and he was on his case making his case to be on stage at the next debate claiming neither the rhetoric or the record of hillary clinton depicts the commander in chief i want. much more from the debate coming up, plus the miami marlins return to the field just days after losing one of their pitchers. >> how the dooem team honored jose fernandez and the marlins' first batter of the night breaks down in tears after hitting a home run.
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last night's first debate between last night's first debate between donald trump and hillary clinton covered a lot of ground from jobs to terrorism plus her e-mails, his tax returns. >> there were a lot of things covered. and in this close race, were any minds actually changed? abc's political director joins us right now. just back from hofstra university now in long island. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> so it's a relatively small area, the debate hall, about a thousand you guys are watching it right next door. what exchange got the most reaction? >> one of the moments the moderator, lester holt, had to turn to the aud yents to quiet them down and donald trump said he would release his tax returns if hillary clinton would released her 30,000 personal e-mails. his supporters in the crowd seemed to really like it. they got, you know, really loud, but this moment i think will come back to haunt him because you could see, and clinton, seemed to forget the reason that he's been talking all along
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audit. he momentarily forgot that. >> lester holt saying so it's negotiateble? >> he said, no, but talk about the e-mails. so he did say it's against my attorney's advice, but i'll do it. a lot of back and forth over the e-mails. >> oh, there you go, he's turning around there to tell the audience to calm down a little bit. >> there were a few moments with the audience seemed to react, and not just at that one. what was it like being in the hall? did it can feel like that was kind of taboo or were we letting it slide? >> no, i mean, i think that every moderator knows that an audience is going to make noise, right? even though in the beginning, they say that they're not supposed to clap, you're not supposed to champ for the person you support. but the moderator knows. that was the moment that was the loudest, but it was just one of a few. >> what were the individual
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going into the debate and watching it now, do you feel like they stepped it up? >> hillary clinton came to fight, and you saw that. she had to. she prepared for both donald trumps. restrained donald trump that we see more recently on the campaign trail, and then that unpredictable one we saw for almost a year. she wanted t make sure to bait that unpredictable trump out. and she got that on the issue of birther, treatment of women, and >> what audience were they both trying to appeal to? we have a sense of who secretary clinton appealed to, and trump, who was he trying to appeal to? >> well, i think trump and clinton, too, trying to appeal to undecided voters. but there are not that many of them. so both trump and clinton were trying to play directly into their base, make sure they're excited, make sure they're enthusiastic so they show up to vote on november 8.
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that we know her voters are less enthusiastic than his. she needs that obama coalition to show up. >> you were saying it seemed like she was trying to sort of bait that unpredictable version of donald trump. there were times where it seemed like he may have baited her, as well, into a tit for tat audience. how did that play out last night? >> i thought he did well as he tried to portray himself as a new schois for the country. again that hillary clinton had been around for 30 years. i thought he did well in that he was successful, but that strategy went away by the end of the debate. >> yeah, in fact, he did kind of say in 30 years, what jobs have you created? and he hammered that. >> in the beginning, he kept going back to that on trade, economy, and jobs. you saw it in the second half of the debate when she gained steam. >> maybe overall, do you have feel like either one of them
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>> it's an important question. i think they both have a ways to go. i think you really need that big moment for them to move the needle. what kind of moment? donald trump needs a big apology. we did not see that tonight. hillary clinton needs to appear presidential and make trump seem up acceptable to voters. she started that tonight, but there's still two more debates, though, and that's going be her goal. >> all right. our political director, we'll see you from st. louis. >> definitely. >> thank you. coming up in the next half hour, fact checking candidates counterclaims, and outright accusations. we'll sort out fact from fiction. but first, authorities are still trying to figure out with what happened in the mystery at sea. a young man rescued after eight days on the open water, but his mother is still missing. what we're learning now about the investigation. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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back with breaking news where several people were critically injured after a driver crashed into a bus stop the man who died was a father. two of the victimvictims, his wd daughter. police say the driver crashed his vehicle causing another vehicle to plow into the family. the first driver then ran away. a man described as a disgruntled employer is blamed for gunfire in a houston mall that wounded nine people. 49-year-old nathan desei was shot and killed at the scene. he was shot after wearing military style clothing and had
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2,600 rounds of live ammunition. one of the victims is in critical condition. the suspect in the deadly shooting in a mall in washington state confessed. arcan cetin admitted in court monday he killed five people in a macy's north of seattle last week. the 20-year-old faces five counts of first degree premeditated murder. three other victims were treated and released and he's being held on $2 million bail. an emotional night in miami, the first game since the death of p every marlins player wore his jersey. the owner saying no one will wear that number again. second baseman gordon led off the first inning with a home run crying all the way around the bases. after the marlins beat the mets, 7-3, players and coaches gathered around the mound to toss their hats on it. >> so much emotions all the way around. yesterday in the press conference, they cancelled the
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with. >> that he did. one of the most popular gifs over the past two hours has been when he was pitching against the colorado rockies. and he pitched a ball, and hit it so quickly and caught it so quickly. the guy who was hittinging it was like, you catch that? he was like, yes, yes, i did. he was proud of it. >> the coach compared to watching children playing little league was his enthusiasm for the game. >> he'll be miss now. a young man from connecticut has been found more than a hundred miles from land after eight days on the open water. >> but his mother is missing after he says their fishing both sank. lindsay janice with the latest. >> reporter: nathan carman on the way back to land after a week lost at sea and days after the coast guard called off its search. a cargo ship spotting the 22-year-old sunday 115 miles
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>> he was found in a life raft with food and water. he was reported to be in good condition. >> reporter: nathan's mother, linda carmen, is still missing. the pair left a marina in their 32-foot fishing boat nine days ago. linda's friend said she texted plans, writing call me if you don't hear from me. nathan carpal carmen reportedly telling rescuers -- on water, he looked for his mom and could not find her. >> officials say there's little hope linda is alive, and they want to know more about what happened. they'll get the chance to speak with nathan carmen tuesday night. that's when the freighter he is on is due to arrive in boston. abc news, new york. >> the coast guard says so far they searched 62,000 nautical miles. >> searching for her? >> uh-huh. >> incredible story. coming up, more from the first
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ditch the misery. let's end this. so, of so, of course, the world is reacting to the on big debate. about 100 million people estimated in this country to have watched. early newspaper headlines are out. "the new york daily news," not a fan of donald trump, out with the headlin s the nation, hillary's look says it all. >> okay. could have done better. >> yeah. >> not as salacious as we expect. we're still waiting for the new york post. "usa today," this sums it up. "fight night, clinton-trump
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>> shaking hands. >> the nicest part of it. sometimes it is interesting to see what the social media picks out from the highlights. for this debate, donald trump's sniffles have become part of the focus. using the twitter handle, and apparently, there was a lot of reaction to trump's sniffling. >> we don't know what we're doing. what they are doing, the example of mexico agreements, is tha okay? good. made the agreements better. that are unbelievably happy and -- >> did you pick up on that? >> i watched the entire thing and i did not notice that. but thanks, twitter, for pointing that out. >> here's some tweets, trump sniff, tweeted sniff. >> another meme with a box of tissues.
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achoo! i listened to it, and i didn't pick up on it. >> oh, wow. >> they went to town. >> who is this trump sniff person? >> someone with a lot of time on their hands. >> exactly. jinx. hillary clinton's debate night got off to a rough start you might say. take a look. so see if you see the mistake here. this is the official invite given to a thousand or so folks inside the actual debate hall. hillary spelled with one l. it should be two ls. >> whoops. we talked about the third party candidates watching the debate. bernie sanders was also watching the debate. he sent out this tweet of him watching on tv, though, of course for the twitter verse, they decided that he looks kind
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th this morni this morning on "world news now," the big debate, hillary clinton and donald trump on stage one on one, clashing over their past and plan if elected president. >> i call it trumped up, trickle down. that's what it would be. that's not how we grow >> a typical politician, all talk, no action, sounds good, doesn't work. >> the candidates covered a number of issues, but trump said he held back on one after the debate, he explained to abc why he didn't mention bill clinton. >> a lot of celebrities reacting to the debate on social media. after ten years, favorites reunited for a special "will and grace" mini episode for this
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that's in the skinny. it's tuesday, september 27th. ? ? from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm kendis gibson. what a ruckus night it was. lived up to the height? >> i think people were waiting for a real gotcha moment on one side or the other. a knockout, so to ea and i don't think the people got that last night. >> there was no dan quail/lloyd benson moment. >> no huge power punch. a lot of, oh, he one upped her, she won on that point, but no knockout they wanted to see on one side or the other. >> 98 minutes of good back and forth between donald trump and hillary clinton. they tangled early on stage for the first time. >> the candidates not pulling any punches in the debate squaring off over race, jobs, terrorism, temperament, and at times, the moderator was ignored, and they didn't
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abc's david wright was in the debate hall. >> a typical politician, all talk, no action. >> reporter: on long island, a battle royal. >> i have a feeling by the end of the evening i'm blamed for everything that ever happened. >> why not? >> yeah, why not. >> reporter: donald trump, at times, barely concealing his contempt. >> in all fairness to secretary clinton, i guess, is that okay? good. i want you to be very happy. >> reporter: did his best to brand headquarter headquarter as the champion of politics as usual. >> you've been doing this for 30 years. why are you just thinking about these solutions right now? for 30 years, you've been doing it, and now you're just starting to think of solutions -- >> well, actually, that -- >> excuse me. i will bring back jobs. you can't bring back jobs. >> well, actually, i thought about it quite a bit. >> for 30 years. >> well, not quite that long. >> reporter: hillary clinton did
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>> donald, it's good to be with you. >> reporter: as she stuck in the chshiv. >> i think donald trump criticized me for preparing for this debate, and, yes, i did. you know what else i prepared for? i prepared to be president, and i think that's a good thing. >> reporter: debate marked the first time the two candidates shared the same stage in realtime. the debate, the chance to compare them side by side. the last time they were face-to-face was more than a decade ago at trump's wedding. >> that is just not accurate. >> reporter: a lot less chumming. >> at least i have a plan to fight isis. >> no, no, you tell the enemy everything you want to do. >> no, we're not. >> no wonder you've been fighting isis your entire adult life. >> reporter: clinton goaded trump about his failure to release his tax returns. >> there's something he's hiding, and we'll guess, keep
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about the e-mails. >> i will release my tax returns against my lawyer's wishes when she releases her 33,000 e-mails that have been deleted. >> reporter: i made a mistake using a private e-mail. >> that's for sure. >> reporter: subject of immigration never came up. some of the other issues barely got past name calling. now the spin campaigns working the floor, hoping to dominate tomorrow's headlines, and something you normally don't see in the spin room. donald trump spinning himself. >> mr. trump, how do you think you did tonight? >> i thought it was good. i mean, i got everything i wanted to say, i got it out, other than the transgressions of bill, but i thought -- and i didn't want to do it with chelsea, who i think is a very wonderful young lady. i didn't want to say what i was going to say with chelsea in the room, so maybe they are well off to bring chelsea. >> reporter: more people watched this debate than any other
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what's even nor more important are the reviews tomorrow. i'm david wright at hofstra university. >> clinton called trump's jobs plan a trumped up version of tri trickle down economics and he slammed her record on trade. >> yeah. the audience said it was supposed to be quiet and stay quiet, but they couldn't resist reacting to some of the candidates' more snapping zingers. abc's marcy gonzalez was in the spin room and she's still more. marcy, good morning. one of the more talked about moments, i wrote it down here, was when hillary clinton said trump supported the war in iraq. >> reporter: right. this was a pretty lengthy exchange. trump insisted that he'd always oppose the war in iraq, but moderator, lester holt, pressed him on that saying the record didn't show that. there was a radio show with stern who asked trump if he supported the war, and that's
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so. so in the debate, trump said that was the first time he was asked about the iraq war saying he answered lightly, but insisted every interview after that, he adamantly opposed the war. kendis and diane. >> marci, another big issue here was race. a lot of discussion about the police community, the black xhoougz community, tensions between the two with recent shootings. how did the candidates do on that issue? >> reporter: yeah. the issue definitely came up including some of the recent shootings that they didn't get into those specifics, but clinton said race is a significant challenge in this country. she said that we have to restore trust between the community and police, and then trump in his rebuttal said he was using words that he claims clinton won't use, and those words are law and order. of course, that has been a major theme of the trump campaign. >> that, indeed. she used it in one point in
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marci gonzalez there at hofstra university in long island or on long island for us. marci, thank you. >> marci, thank you. you know, it's interesting to watch these debates and how they progress because we talk so much about their preparation going into this. well, now they've both had this experience. >> yep. >> oftentimes we see candidates change their demeanor and their strategies as the debate process goes on. it will be interesting to see how that works. >> illustrate will be interesting to see trump takes a few days off the campaign trail ahead of the october 9 st. louis debate to prepare more. that's one of the things that a lot of folks thought that he needed to prepare a little bit more going into last night's debate. of course, hillary clinton was, i think she might have had one day on the campaign trail in the last week. trump took off friday to do some debate prep, so we'll see if that strategy at least changes. >> uh-huh. there were some, though, saying maybe that was just in order to temp her expectations. they like to say he's not
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>> yes. and maybe some are saying that's exactly what happened. all right. stay with abc news for the latest on the dete, checking in on what both candidates have to stay on a number of issues. that's coming up. straight ahead in "the skinny," overnight reactions on the debate coming in from celebrities. and a city deserted. thousands of people forced to evacuate as the surrounding rivers are hours away from cresting. new video just in. plus, the mom against vaccinating her children and now changing her mind. she explains why. first, a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by vistaprint. brought to you by vista print.
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>> san antoni san antonio firefighters made more than 41 rescues yesterday after heavy rains caused street flooding. among rescued was the driver of a garbage truck who tried to drive through a flooded intersection and the water came up into the cab. look at the scen major roads remain closed. in iowa, the cedar river is expected to crest this afternoon in cedar rapids. it's expected to reach 23.5, the second highest in the city's history. the city's downtown was all but deserted yesterday in anticipation of widespread flooding. officials are optimistic. >> the debate was last night.
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>> reporter: two candidates of accused of stretching the truth in the past and went at each other hard over honesty. who started the birther campaign, the lie that lingered for years, that president obama was not born in the u.s. trump said it was not him, but cleared it up. >> i got him to produce the birth certificate. i think i did a good job. secretary clinton also fought it. that statement by trump is false. the two clashed over trump's wealth. he said his father gave him a loan for a million dollars to start his business. clinton said it was $14 million. >> donald was very fortunate in his life, that's to his benefit, starting the business with $14 million borrowed from his father. >> reporter: in addition to the
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license disclosure from 1995 shows trump took $14 million in loans from his father's company. on the issue of nuclear weapons -- >> he has said repeatedly he didn't care if other nations got nuclear weapons, japan, south korea, even saudi arabia. >> reporter: that fact, it's yes and no. donald trump has taken different positions on the issue. another contentious exchange, comments trump made in the past about women. an inconvenience to employers -- >> i never said that. >> reporter: according to the fact checkers, that comment by trump was also false. in the end, the only question remains did either candidate change the minds of voters? we won't know that fact until november. abc news, new york. >> by then we'll have two other debates, two other presidential debates to chew on and figure out if that moves the needle at
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as they pointed out, there's always a lot of topics to get through in the debates and never quite hit all of them, but each one tries to focus on the topics of the others. we'll see who discusses new issues the next time as well. >> the vice president, among those reacting to the debate, of course, clinton saying ready to be president, and donald trump, that he's not. when we come back, celebrities weigh in on the debate. >> and the "will and grace" episode just for this year's
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? skinny so skinny ? stations. fl? ? it's going to be a rarity where we start the skinny talking about politics, but a lot of celebrities were actually talking about the presidential debate from last night. >> quite a few of them shared their very partisan views, but some of them did choose to take the high road with aas humor instead. liz phair said, quote, remember to watch the debate through a pinhole camera or polarized sunglasses. staring at it with the naked eye may cause blindness. >> chrissy teigen, only drinking game for tonight is to never
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>> and ellen degeneres tweeting, only regardless of your political stance, 100 million people are watching these debates. if you're interested enough to watch, i hope you're interested enough to vote. >> that's a good message from ellen. you're right, the celebrities i saw were clearly partisan in their tweets throughout the night. >> that's right. if liz phair's quote of evidence of the way the debates went down, it's not sure people who tuned in will vote. >> yeah, true. next, just in time for last night's debate, a nostalgic throwback to the '90s with a today's twist. >> the cast of "will and grace" reunited for a brand new ten-minute modern episode on this year's presidential election. >> will and grace in their dated manhattan apartment joinedly jack and karen who have surprising opinions of their own. >> you know, hillary has done everything, jack. she's been a two-time first lady.
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lady. >> she's been a senator, secretary of defense. >> state. >> state. >> blah, blah, blah. i'm glazing. i'm bobbing. >> she's going to a point justices to the supreme court to ensure your civil rights. >> yeah, but i don't like that she wears pants. >> debra has been an outspoken clinton supporter, but they tweeted graphic saying in other words, just get out and vote. >> about by the way, nbc sources say they're unaware of any official reboot plans for the show. but man, it kind of makes you miss them when you see the whole gang together. and to get the whole production back together like that, that's impressive. >> well, i mean, recently, an official reunion -- >> yeah, yeah. >> maybe. >> they did so in santa barbara over the weekend and put out a photo of the whole gang back together. >> now we saw them in action
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well, next, in case you missed it, there was a "dancing with the stars" episode. >> because of the debate, the show was forced to cram 12 dances into just one hour for a face-off night, leaving no room for judges commea commentary or tearful back story packages. >> okay. the high score of the evening was a 32 out of 40. that's impressive for calvin johnson and lindsey arnold's waltz. critics say calvin still needs across in his face, but he saved himself as they pulled off an amazing sliding split across the floor. >> for the man who said he can't dance at all, even being mocked byis siblings, that's not so bad at all. >> fairley smooth moves there. >> earning immunity from next round of cuts, laurie hernandez, vanilla ice, calvin johnson, maury mccormick and janna
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second couple will be sent home tonight. >> one of the funniest memes i saw on the night during the debate was at one point donald trump said he had the support of ice and someone said vanilla ice supported donald trump? >> he left out the ice, baby. >> exactly. finally, the celebrity wedding crasher here in new york. >> so, this was funny. a bride and groom snapped their wedding pictures. this is in beautiful central park when look who walks down. tom hanks, j their photo shoot. >> apparently, he was just out jogging when he spotted the couple and decided to surprise them. they were completely star struck. their names are elizabeth and ryan. and they invited him to take a few pictures with him. no surprise. >> that's actually very cool. their wedding photographer and hanks, himself, shared photos on instagram with hanks saying congrats and blessings. hanks. >> at least he didn't find something they lost.
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? a number of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children with concerns about autism and other developmental disorders. >> but one anti-vax mother had a change of heart after a health scare involving all three of her children. here is abc's march ra. >> these are three children, happy, healthy, and now fully vaccinated, but it wasn't always that way. >> i put my kids at risk. i wish that i had taken more time to research both sides. >> reporter: o'mara, a teacher living outside chicago, said she was a big believer in anti-vaccination research. >> i scoured, you know,
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harmful. i became pretty convinced. >> reporter: so she chose not to vaccinate her children, but then her 5-year-old and 3-year-old twins were stricken with a case of rotovirus. o' meara and her husband were very sick. they were living with the terrifying consequences of her choice. >> it was awful. it didn't have to happen because i could have had them vaccated. i felt guilty. >> reporter: although the american academy of pediatrics recommends vaccinations for practically every child, the group says the number of parents refusing to vaccinate their children may be on the rise. in 2013, 87% of pediatricians surveyed had parents who refused a vaccine up from 75% in 2006. the most common reasons for refusing to vaccinate? some parents cited they believe vaccinations were unnecessary,
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autism, a link that's been repeatedly disproven. today, her children are fully up to date on their vaccines after an aggressive catchup regimen. now she's encouraging others to vaccinate their kids too. >> i'm here because i wanted to share my personal story, and if it helps someone change their mind, then that's great. >> reporter: abc news, new york. >> a scare for her. i cannot imagine all three girls comi that. >> can yeah. she said if her children had been babies or had a compromised immune system when they got sick, they may not have actually survived that situation. >> it's interesting, when she thought that was the way it was, looking for research to support my views. >> we'll be right back. this is abc's world news now, informing insomniacs for
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good morning mt i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendi i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. here's the top headlines this tuesday morning on "world news now." the presidential candidates calculate next moves after battling it out face-to-face. donald trump and hillary clinton took their best shots in the first debates hitting each other issues. we'll have a full report coming up. in iowa, cedar officials cautiously optimistic as they wait for the cedar river to crest at more than 23 feet, the second highist in its history. schools and roads closed, evacuations have been ordered.s schools and roads closed, evacuations have been orderest . schools and roads closed, evacuations have been ordered. >> reporter: the marlins paid tribute before and after the game to fernandez who died over the week. the marlins also fought back tears during the game to beat the mets, 7-3. much of the planned royal
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was scuttled by too much rain. their events with tribal leaders were held indoors. those are some of our stories on this tuesday, september 27th. from abc news, this is "world news now." only the royals can stand in the middle of a pouring rain rain forest and look fantastic. >> looked amazing. we'll start the half hour with a contentious showdown that voters have been waiting for. donald trump and hillary clinton facing off in their first debate. >> butting heads over the economy and isis. clinton taunted trump over tax returns, and trump slammed clinton an her e-mails painting her as a typical politician. more from the debate hall over on long island, marci, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as many as 100 million people were expected to tune in for what turned out to be a fierce, more than 90-minute long battle
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>> democratic nominee for president of the united states, hillary clinton, and republican nominee for president of the united states, donald j. trump. >> reporter: facing off for the first time -- >> i will release my tax returns against my lawyer's wishes when she releases her 33,000 e-mails that have been deleted. >> i made a mistake using a private e-mail. >> that's for sure. >> and if i had to do it over again, i would, obviously, do it >> reporter: hillary clinton and donald trump each on the attack dishing personal punches -- >> donald, i know you live in your own reality, but that is not the facts. >> but you have no plan. >> oh, i do. >> reporter: hitting each other on the issues from taxes -- >> my tax cut is the biggest since ronald reagan. >> reporter: your plans add $5 trillion to the debt. >> to to stop and frisk.
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>> we have to take guns away from bad people who shouldn't have them. >> stop and frisk was found to be unconstitutional, and in part because it was ineffective. >> reporter: with one out of five voters saying they could change their minds after the debate, but candidates fighting hard to turn this tight race. >> i think donald just criticized me for preparing for this debate. and, yes, i did. and you know what else i prepared for? i prepared to be president. >> i agree. it's bad experience. and this country can't afford to have another four years of that kind of experience. >> reporter: and the candidates will meet for two more debates. the next will be a town hall style debate in st. louis on october 9th. >> and marci, we know a lot of analysts are weighing in this morning. what are the candidates saying about their own performance? i imagine they each think they
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>> reporter: oh, yeah. they are both claiming victory right after the debate. hillary clinton went to a watch party. she met with supporters, and she said she feels good. party. she met with supporters, and she said she feels good. she said it was an amazing debate, a great debate, trump went a step further and asked if he should have prepared more, he said no and said he won and happy with the way it turned out. >> trump took the unusual step, never happened before, where you have a presidential canada there in the spin room spinning for himself where marcy is standing >> reporter: walked right past here. >> oh, did he? nice. one of the most talk about moments when hillary clint said iraq. talk about that. >> reporter: yeah, that's right. trump, again, insisted that he had always opposed the war, but moderator lester holt pushed back on that, really questioned him because, of course, there
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show interview in which stern asked him if he supported the iraq war and trump said, yeah, i guess so. so trump said in the debate that that was just the first time he had been asked about it, that he answered lightly and he insisted that in every interview after that, he adamantly opposed the war. >> marci, were you guys surprised to see trump actually come into the spin room to spin for himself? >> reporter: no. there were some rumblings he might be coming through here so everyone was kind of ready, staking out their positions. so when he came through, most people weren't too surprised. >> all right. that's marci gonzalez live for us at hofstra university. marci, thank you very much. >> all right. so after the debate, trump broke tradition, as we mentioned, and appeared in the spin room. >> and he told abc's tom llamas that he had a great night. he then congratulated himself on not bringing up bill clinton's affairs, even though he had hinted about them. >> i thought it was great. i mean, i got everything i
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other than the transgressions of bill because she takes all commercials spending literally hundreds of millions of dollars on commercials, and they are lies. they are lies. but i thought -- and i didn't want to do it with chelsea who i think is a very wonderful young lady. i didn't want to say what i was going to say with chelsea in the room. >> trump hinted he might bring up the subject, though, during the next debate. >> of course, his daughter and chelsea are reportedly really good friends, so maybe that played a factor into it. both sides really claiming victory. >> trump complained that his mike was defective and wondered if it was done on purpose. and the clinton camp is looking to depict trump as thin-skinned. abc's liz has more from the spin room. liz. >> reporter: good morning. from the get-go last night, it seemed hillary clinton's strategy was to rattle the strategy and get under his skin. naturally, her campaign said it was worked, but better than they expected. two senior campaign officials
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describe trump as unhinged. the campaign is pointing to moments throughout the debate where clinton threw o jabs at trump about his wealth, his business dealings, things they hoped would set him off. >> you know, donald was very fortunate in his life, and that's all to his benefit. he started his business with $14 million borrowed from his father, and he really believes that the more you help wealthy people, the better off we'll be and that everything will work out from there. i don't buy that. >> reporter: abc's tom llamas asked donald trump about that moment in the spin room following the debate. >> mr. trump, she attacked the loan received from your father and about women. do you feel that was fair or cheap shots? >> i thought it was very cheap. first of all, my father gave me a small amount of money relative to what i built, but i learned so much from my father, i learned tremendous from my father, fred, who was my best friend. but the number was the wrong
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two, even that was not a big number compared to what i did. but i thought it was fair other than the number being wrong. >> reporter: trump announcing victory, and now they embark on the battle ground states this week with hillary clinton in north carolina today, and donald trump in florida. diane, kendis? >> all right. liz from the spin room, we also have the new york post out with their headlines for this morning. their individual, "d n >> i'm disappointed by it. >> it's lacking in a little bit of what we normally expect from paper like the post and "the daily news." they usually have better headlines. >> saying hillary's look says it all, face of the nation. even the "usa today," which is usually tempered down did pretty good, i'd say. eye fight night," that describes it. good job, editors there. >> "the post"ing their
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saying hillary landed more blows than trump, but all he had to do was just survive. so not enough blows to knock don out. >> oh. i see where they're going with that, but still, could have done better. >> as marci mentioned, washington university is the venue for the next one in st. louis, sunday, october 9th, moderated by anderson cooper. coming up, a closer look at how trump and clinton did last night. we're going to have analysis from our own political experts on the presidential debate and which of the two might have carried the night. and the random gunfire that broke out inside a mall in houston, texas, that wounded nine people. what we're finding out this morning about the suspect. first, here's a look at today's temperatures. "world news now" weather brought to you by united health
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we have a country that needs new roads, tunnels, new bridges, airports, new schools, new hospitals, and we don't have the money because it's been squandered on so many of your ideas. >> and maybe because you haven't paid any federal income tax for a lot of years. >> that was just one of the fireworks moments during last night's debate between trump and clinton. >> how did they do overall? here's dan harris. >> reporter: who came out on top, if anybody? >> i think in this debate, they are who we t if you already liked donald trump, you probably really liked this performance. if you liked hillary clinton, you probably really liked this performance. they both doubled down on things their supporters already love about them. >> what i will say about the undecideds, though, if they had questions about donald trump's temperament, he did not give peace to them at the end of the night. once she brought up his father, he seemed to unravel a little bit. as the night went on, not only
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overrunning the moderator. i think if you're wondering what kind of president will he be like with the u.n., you saw that and that may not be comforting. >> was there defining moments in your view? >> i think a good moment for donald trump was going on the attack saying hillary clinton has lots of experience, but it's bad experience. by saying hillary clinton has bad experience, he's trying to say, look, i may be risky, you may not love my temperament, but she's not bringing change you need, but more of the same. that cut through? >> oh, definitely. every single moment that was connected to race. whether it was hillary clinton and the way she prodded him or donald trump in the way he answered, i think as the night went on, you got more and more disturbed by how he handled the issue of race. stop and frisk, we know the results were. it was not an effective policy. it's a racist policy. >> he supported stop and frisk, and when he was confronted
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that was wrong, but he's wrong. >> absolutely. >> do you think tonight's debate moved the needle? >> i don't think that it necessarily did. i think there's going to be some trump voters who are republicans, but have been worried about whether he's presidential. i'm not sure he was compelling enough on the, can you pass the commander in chief test tonight, so he may see some of those moderate republicans drift over to clinton, but overall, i don't think this changes the polls much. >> it depends on which needle. the national needle, which was not moved, but parse that, in colorado, people supported johnson and stein now go, all right, i can deal with hillary. she was more presidential. if you're on the fence with third party candidates, she's looking better. state by state, needles may move. >> with but they're going to continue to grind it out for weeks now. we've got two more debates and a vice presidential debate, a lot more combat to come, both on the air and on the fwround. thank you very much. >> thank you.
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likely voters to find out what everyone actually thought about the debate last night, whether it did move the needle, though, we heard a lot of analysts come out this morning saying hillary clinton won. we got a tweet from the trump campaign whohey think -- >> who do they think? >> they have a variety of on line polls, publications finding in on online post-debate polls they go for trump. >> trump found throughout the entire process and all the debates he's taken part in, the him, even when the analysts are, like, well, he didn't do that well. what we know for sure, it was the most tweeted debate ever. 79% of the conversation on facebook last night was about the debates 62% on twitter. the most debated moment? >> trump addressed his temperament, right? >> his temperament. that's what people tweeted most about last night. well, coming up, president obama, he's been renamed black eagle.
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wildfire. in california santa cruz mountains. the blaze has burned hundreds of acres and is only 5% contained. the smoke and flames are visible for several miles. homes threat.ed by the fire and residents have been ordered to evacuate. one structure has been destroyed. random gunfire in a houston mall is blamed on a disgruntled employer. a 46-year-old decided to fire monday morning, and officers shot and killed him at the scene of the police say he was wearing military-style apparel and recovered two weapons and 2,600 rounds. new information in the keith scott shooting in north carolina. police say scott was holing a stolen gun when officers shot and killed him. reports say the person who stole that weapon sold scott the gun. meanwhile, there's word that scott's wife filed an order of protection against him last year. the order reportedly claim he
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talk about your brazen burglars. these guys ignored the signs outside a utah home warning of a security system and entered the house during the middle of the day. the video shows one of them going straight for the big stuff. oh, yeah. walking out with a blue tooth speaker and television. the family hopes someone will recognize them. and two quick thinking cops at the los angeles airport credited for saving one man from suicide. you can see the young man there hanging over the edge of a five story parking structure. the trouble? the man spoke only korean, a language the officers could not understand. seconds ticking down, one of the cops used google translator to communicate. >> i saw he was willing to take possession of the phone to try to facilitate the translation. >> my first reaction, just grab him and know he's not going to go anywhere after that.
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long enough for one of them to hop the barrier and grab him. if you plan a trip to washington, d.c., cross off a trip inside the washington monument. the national park service is closing the popular tourist attraction indefinitely because of ongoing problems with its elevator. it's been breaking down frequently over the past few years. the monument will not reopen until the elevator can be replaced. while hillary clinton and donald trump were getting ready to look presidential yesterday, barack obama was looking a little dwirchbt. he was b blankets ceremony at the white house during the tribal nations conference. the an mull meeting highlights the efforts on behalf of native americans. you can now call him barack "black eagle" obama. >> i like it. he's been renamed. that outfit is pretty awesome. mr. obama started the tribal nations conferences, by the way. this was the eighth and obviously his final one, but he does say he plans to work on tribal issues once he leaves
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? ? ? ? hey, tell your friends it was nice to meet that that i hope i never see them again ? >> sean mendez, i love that song. "closer." so regardless of your point of view, most agree the debate was short on humor and levity. >> yes, i think you could say that. let's turn to the comedy professionals to put it in perspective. >> talking about the debate between donald trump and hillary clinton. it was thee first chance americans got to see hillary clinton and donald trump debate at the same time. more importantly, it was the first chance americans got to mute both of them at the same time. just one button, that's it.
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the finale of m.a.s.h. for real. which makes sense, if you think about it. this election feels like the series finale of america. >> of course, it did not take long for one of two candidates to tell a lie. >> donald, it's good to be with you. >> now, after the matt lauer incident, the last thing the commission wanted was to be seen as being biassed. so they caved the on both candidates' demands giving hillary a shorter podium and let donald trump stop and frisk lester holt. >> trump held ground and insisted it could be cleared up if someone just would call hannity. >> hannity said strongly, nobody called hannity. if someone call up hannity. >> sounds like a commercial for an irish plumber. just call hannity when your
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>> trump sounded like he was fighting off a cold with cocaine. >> we have to renegotiate our trade deals and mexico. he sounded like the coked up best man in the bathroom at a wedding. no, no, no, no, you guys, i got it. i know how to fix the entire economy. let's go in together and buy a boat. it'll be great. >> there was actually 1,000 people ith and they were instructed not to applaud or cheer in the debate. and people watching were, like, what about sobbing? can we quietly sob? >> in the end, there was really only one word summing up this whole debate and this whole election feels, and donald trump captured it. >> wrong, wrong, wrong, wrong, wrong. >> comedians had a field day with it. >> that was on short notice too.
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making news in america this morning, the presidential candidates go toe-to-toe for the first time. >> trading blows on several ise economy. >> i will bring back jobs. you can't bring back jobs. >> well, actually, i have thought about this quite a bit. >> to national security. >> at least i have a plan to fight isis. >> no, no, you're telling the enemy everything you want to do. >> this morning, the topic trump says he stopped himself from bringing up, plus, what voters are saying about the historic showdown. >> full coverage and analysis start now. a good tuesday morning. we begin with the biggest night so far in the race for the white house. >> donald trump and hillary clinton clashing over and over again in their first debate

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